This skills-building workshop equips the musical theatre actor with a set of practical tools to tackle your musical theatre audition side with confidence! Applying the strategies we cover in the workshop will empower you to not only succeed but thrive during auditions (and enjoy yourself too!).
Bio Jessica Holt (Director) Selected directing credits include: Fun Home, Kate Hamill’s Sense and Sensibility, Venus in Fur (Virginia Stage Company), The Resting Place, Bright Half Life, Taylor Mac's The Lily's Revenge, Act 5 (Magic Theatre), Speech and Debate (Barrington Stage Company), Rich Girl (Florida Studio Theatre), The Daughters by Patricia Cotter (San Francisco Playhouse), and Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino (Alliance Theater), among others. Additionally, she has developed and directed work at Santa Cruz Shakespeare, Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor, Rivendell Theatre, NYU, Pocono Mountains Music Festival, AADA, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Sewanee Writers Conference, Cutting Ball Theater, among others. She received her MFA in Directing from the Yale School of Drama where she directed Twelfth Night, The Seagull and the new musical The Children. She has coached, taught acting and directed students at Yale School of Drama, American Conservatory Theatre, American Academy of Dramatic Art, Fordham University, UC Berkeley, Stanford University, The Academy of Dramatic Art, West Valley College, and the Alliance Theatre, among others. Jessica is a 2016 National Directors Fellow, a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and a proud member of Ring of Keys. She is currently in development with The Kilbanes on their new rock musical The Code at A.C.T.